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Congress of the People

The March on Washington and the Congress of the People: Lessons From Two Movements

Harry Boyte | Posted 10.27.2013 | Black Voices
Harry Boyte

Both movements had profound moral aspects, but it is a mistake to see them as simply moral crusades. They embodied a down-to-earth citizen politics aiming to win over the broad middle of society.

Will Jacob Zuma's South Africa Be Democracy's Shame?

Andrew Belonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Belonsky

Jacob Zuma's commitment to communism, apparent disdain for free press and alleged meddling in the justice system are enough to raise the hairs on anyone who believes in open, transparent liberal democracy.

Obama Campaigns for South African Ruling Party ... in Zulu

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Jacobs

More like South Africa's embattled ruling party, the African National Congress is using Barack Obama to attract voters.